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Nabutsingso “Mimi” Hoshut
April 09, 2024

College of Law Student Wins Prestigious Legal Writing Award

Nabutsingso “Mimi” Hoshut, a student at the University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law, was recently named champion of The Paper Chase, Baylor University’s legal writing competition for Texas law school students.

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untd campus update
March 28, 2024

UNT Dallas Welcomes Interim President Dr. Warren von Eschenbach

Dr. Warren von Eschenbach will serve as the Interim President of the University of North Texas at Dallas (UNT Dallas) beginning April 1, 2024. Dr. von Eschenbach will temporarily fill the position held for nine years by Bob Mong, who is retiring later this year. Mong moves to an Associate Chancellor position.

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UNT Dallas College of Law Community Lawyering Center
March 11, 2024

College of Law Receives $500,000 in New Federal Funding for Community Lawyering Centers

The UNT Dallas College of Law Community Lawyering Centers received $500,000 in new funding as part of a spending package signed by President Joe Biden over the weekend. The Centers provide free legal services to eligible residents and handle various kinds of cases.

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untd campus update
February 26, 2024

College of Law Professor Cheryl Wattley Honored by Smith College

University of North Texas at Dallas (UNT Dallas) College of Law Professor Cheryl Wattley has been awarded the 2024 Smith College Medal by her alma mater in honor of her leadership in legal education, criminal justice and civil rights.

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January 22, 2024

$2 Million Donation Will Create First Endowed Position in UNT Dallas History

A generous grant of $2 million from the Communities Foundation of Texas will establish the first endowed position at UNT Dallas, which will be held by the executive director of the Caruth Police Institute.

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untd college of law library
January 19, 2024

Two UNT Dallas Law Review Publications Offer Expert Insight and Analysis

UNT Dallas College of Law aims to inform attorneys and other legal practitioners, as well as laymen, by publishing relevant, timely and impactful content in the UNT Dallas Law Review. It circulates two student-led digital publications, On the Cusp and Accessible Law.

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front page of dallas morning news
November 13, 2023

College of Law Remembers Assassination of JFK 60 Years Later

As the United States approaches the 60th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, a group of esteemed Dallas journalists gathered at the UNT Dallas College of Law to share their memories, insights and experiences. A pioneering business leader and former Texas state legislator joined them in a provocative and enlightening discussion.

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chief shaw
October 16, 2023

Police Chief Christopher Shaw Named to "40 Under 40" List of Law Enforcement Leaders

UNT Dallas Police Chief Christopher Shaw has been recognized by law enforcement peers as one of its "40 Under 40" for his commitment to protecting and serving the main campus and College of Law. He accepted an award for the honor from International Association of Police Chiefs.

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UNT Dallas law school vigil
October 05, 2023

College of Law Recognizes Wrongfully Convicted Texans Who Were Exonerated

The University of North Texas College of Law held a candlelight vigil and special event to recognize men and women who were exonerated after being wrongfully convicted and imprisoned. It was the first annual event by the law school's Joyce Brown Innocence Clinic to mark International Wrongful Conviction Recognition Day each October 2.

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blue chip
August 21, 2023

New CPI Program Offers Free Mental Health Services to Law Enforcement Officers

Texas Blue Chip Program stands as a vital support system for law enforcement personnel during the most challenging junctures of their careers. The urgency of this program is underscored by the distressing statistic that Texas recorded the highest number of law enforcement officer suicides in 2022, with a total of 16 lives lost.

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untd campus update
June 20, 2023

UNT Dallas COL Welcomes Katie Powley as Assistant Director of Admissions

UNT Dallas College of Law Welcomes Katie Powley - Assistant Director of Admissions

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UNT Dallas College of Law
March 16, 2023

Law Students Shine in Moot Court Competition

The UNT Dallas College of Law moot court team recently won the Best Brief award at the American Bar Association moot court competition.

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Adelfa Callejo – A Special Tribute for the Texas Trailblazer
September 30, 2022

Adelfa Callejo – A Special Tribute for the Texas Trailblazer

On September 29th, 2022, a public dedication of the statue honoring Adelfa Botello Callejo was held. The ceremony at the historic Main Street Garden park was a lively tribute to honor the first Mexican-American woman to practice law in Dallas, Texas. Heartfelt speeches and joyful songs were heard throughout the eastern end of downtown, with the 1,000-pound bronze statue of Adelfa Callejo powerfully looming in the foreground.

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